Manchester City 3-3 Burnley – Match Report

November 7th, 2009 by hartleymcfc09

Manchester City continued their slow run of form witha fifth consecutive draw as Burnley deservedly picked up their first away point of the season.
The pressure is certainly mounting on City manager Mark Hughes to get City back on track for the top four, as Burnley seemed to have more desire and heart than his [...]

MAN CITY’S Start to the Season: YOUR VIEWS

October 18th, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

64 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes and 27 seconds since Manchester City kicked off the 2009/10 Premier League campaign away at Blackburn Rovers, I sit here, reflecting on what has been an eventful, controversial, challenging and certainly enjoyable start to the season. The Blues, after seven matches in the league, and another couple on top of that in [...]

Manchester City 3-1 West Ham

September 29th, 2009 by hartleymcfc09


Carlos Tevez tore the hearts of West Ham supporters hearts in two last night after his first goals for Manchester City left West Ham lounging in the relegation zone still.
Tevez produced an all round display of sheer determination, skill and heart to push City into joint fourthplace, with a game in hand over all nearest rivals. [...]

Manchester City 4-2 Arsenal

September 12th, 2009 by hartleymcfc09

Forgive me if i say anything rash here, because after just coming back from the game, i can simply say that was the best 2nd half i have ever witnessed at a football game (probably because i am only 16 and missed the glory years City experienced in the past)
City who were hampered with the [...]

MAN CITY 1 – 0 Wolves: Review, Player Ratings and Referee Report

August 23rd, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

After the opening day victory against Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City marked their first fixture this campaign at Eastlands with a 1-0 win over a battling Wolves side. A second goal in two games for summer signing Emmanuel Adebayor handed the Blues the three points, but the victory margin should have been greater than just a single [...]

Blackburn 0 – 2 MAN CITY – Match Review, Player Ratings and Chant of the Day

August 17th, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

With all the hype and pressure that surrounded Manchester City before this match, it was imperative that the Blues started in winning ways against a typically competitive Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Goals from new signing Emmanuel Adebayor and last season’s player of the year, Stephen Ireland, clinched the victory for the expensively assembled City [...]

From Berti to Tevéz, and Everything in Between!

August 9th, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

Last time I blogged, City still had Darius Vassell, Danny Mills and lest we forget, Glauber Leandro Honorato Berti. Quite a bit has happened since then!!
I’m sure that many of my, ahem, thousands of adoring fans noticed a lack of blogging updates from here, so I apologise if you were left traumatised and feeling upset by [...]

Man City – Review of our UEFA Cup Journey

July 5th, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

With thoughts and minds already turning to next season, this seems an opportune moment to review City’s UEFA Cup campaign, which took in a vast array of countries, ranging from Cyprus and the Faroe Islands to Spain and France. It was a competition that provided many highs for the City faithful and there were some [...]

Man City Weekly Update – Roque Santa Cruz, Stuart Taylor, Joe Hart, Daniel Sturridge and Joleon Lescott

June 24th, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

Maybe I should complain about the lack of transfer activity more often! After the lacklustre affairs of last week, in which the major news was the release of the fixture list, the past seven days have seen two arrivals, one departure, one more departure to be settled by a tribunal, and the promise and expectation [...]

Happy Santa – Will it be a Roque Ride or a Cruz Control?

June 23rd, 2009 by Steven Goran Eriksson

After a less than pulsating previous week in the transfer market, Man City seem to have sprung into action. Following the arrival of Gareth Barry from Aston Villa, the Blues have confirmed the signing of Paraguayan striker Roque Luis Santa Cruz Cantero from Blackburn after the forward passed a medical at Eastlands yesterday afternoon, and there [...]